2-year-old girl drowns in Manatee County

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MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Deputies say a 2-year-old girl drowned while on vacation in Manatee County Tuesday.

The little girl was found in a pool on Sycamore Avenue on Anna Maria Island and was flown to Blake Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The girl’s mother was inside the house with two of her other children when she realized the girl was missing.


The family is from Apopka and was vacationing in the Tampa Bay area.

Deputies say the drowning appears to be accidental.


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